Alison Gurden successfully mitigates on behalf of man charged with GBH with intent on Police Officers

28 November 2019

Alison Gurden recently represented a client charged with GBH with intent on eight police officers after throwing petrol over them during an arrest. The client faced 10 years imprisonment. Alison argued that the charge was incorrect and was successful in an application to the Crown Court to dismiss the charges. The client pleaded guilty to a much lesser charge of Administering a Noxious Substance with Intent to Injure or Annoy, and was sentenced to 3 years and 9 months in custody. For more information see press links below:

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  3. Independent